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The Story of Tchaikovsky with Music

Item #: 02601 

ISBN: 9781619991033

Learn about the person behind the ballet. This CD educates your child about the life and work of the Russian composer, Tchaikovsky.

My Father's World presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specially selected music is played - an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.

Overview

My Father's World presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specially selected music is played - an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.

Did you know?

  • Though among the most popular composers worldwide, Tchaikovsky is known in the United States by just a few pieces.
  • Tchaikovsky's music is very Russian even though he only rarely used actual folksongs in his works.
  • Swan Lake, one fo the greatest ballest of all time, was originally written as an entertainemtn for his sister's children.
  • His two popular concertos—for piano and violin—were initially regarded as unplayable and were rejected by the intended performers.

Narrated by Arthur Hannes

SPECIAL BONUS: Following The Story of Tchaikovsky with Music, you will hear excerpts from the ballets Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.

14.95
Each
Quantity:
02601

Music and Art

Subject
Audio/Video,Music
For Curriculum
Adventures